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YOUR VIEW: ‘Vicious’ Universal Credit scheme should be halted NOW

Over the next six months or so Universal Credit (UC) will be rolled out throughout Derbyshire.

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YOUR VIEW: Flurry of closures in Clay Cross despite new homes

YOUR VIEW: Flurry of closures in Clay Cross despite new homes

I feel very sad about what is happening to Clay Cross town.

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Image for illustrative purposes. This is not the actual blaze.

YOUR VIEW: after Queen’s Park fire, can council explain security decisions?

The mindless idiots who set fire to the clubhouse at Queen’s Park must bear the ultimate responsibility, but to my mind the borough council is guilty of failing to safeguard public amenities.

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YOUR VIEW: dear burglar.....We choose not to be violated, but be strong

YOUR VIEW: dear burglar.....We choose not to be violated, but be strong

Dear Burglar, I wanted to tell you that breaking into and entering our lovely home, our own personal and private space, has restored my faith in human nature. Thank you.

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LETTER: EU shouldn’t receive a penny after March 2019

LETTER: EU shouldn’t receive a penny after March 2019

Having read Noel Beresford’s rant in the Chad recently, I can only conclude he is a remainer.

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LETTER: Wingerworth has met housing commitment

LETTER: Wingerworth has met housing commitment

I write in response to the letter by Frank Hardy. The land in question is at the top of Chartwell Avenue, where it meets Swathwick Lane, Wingerworth.

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LETTER: Can you help historian?

LETTER: Can you help historian?

I’m Sam and a military historian and medal collector based in Sheffield.

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LETTER: Can you help with family research?

LETTER: Can you help with family research?

Hello readers of Derbyshire Times.

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LETTER: Rise in care home fees is ‘disgusting and immoral’

LETTER: Rise in care home fees is ‘disgusting and immoral’

Derbyshire County Council has increased its care home fees for self funding elderly residents by nine per cent.

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LETTER: Mention MPs’ parties in name of balance

LETTER: Mention MPs’ parties in name of balance

In last week’s edition of The Derbyshire Times you carried two newsworthy stories which included activities undertaken by our local MPs, Toby Perkins and Lee Rowley.

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LETTER: Idea to introduce wolves is stupid

LETTER: Idea to introduce wolves is stupid

Local ‘green’ activists are proposing a public meeting for Wednesday October 18 to air suggestions including the introduction of wolves in Wirksworth.

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LETTER: A-Line Taxis to the rescue

LETTER: A-Line Taxis to the rescue

Through the Derbyshire Times I would like to express my appreciation of and gratitude to A-Line taxis in Chesterfield.

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LETTER: Accept we are leaving and get on with it

LETTER: Accept we are leaving and get on with it

I read with some sadness at what I feel were misleading and incorrect comments in the letters page from your reader in Bolsover regarding Brexit, and would like to put the matters straight.
The ‘lies’ he mentioned were not handed out by the ‘leave’ party, just consider the doom and gloom from the remainers, Messrs Blair, Cameron, Branson and a host of other self interested persons threatening our future, which didn’t materialise.

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LETTER: Why are we sending money to Brazil?

LETTER: Why are we sending money to Brazil?

Brazil is the world’s ninth biggest economy and in the last three year it has spent billions hosting the Olympic Games and the football World Cup.

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LETTER: Rape victim article was sensitive and compassionate

LETTER: Rape victim article was sensitive and compassionate

I’m the husband of the complainant in the case against Terence John Beebe (‘Brave victim speaks out as rapist is jailed for 17 years, Derbyshire Times, October 5).

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LETTER: Have your say on affordable housing

LETTER: Have your say on affordable housing

I like my Derbyshire Times, I do not do Facebook but I read the letters.

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More community police officers are to be brought into Doncaster's towns and villages

LETTER: Could you help prevent wildlife crime?

We’re looking for volunteers to help us across the county in important areas such as wildlife crime and crime prevention.

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LETTER: Development will destroy wildlife

LETTER: Development will destroy wildlife

I am writing to express some thoughts concerning the proposed housing and industrial development between Cromford Road and Middleton Road, Wirksworth.

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LETTER: May has lost control of Brexit negotiations

LETTER: May has lost control of Brexit negotiations

What a shambles. We are coming out of the EU in two years, why it’s taking two years God only knows.

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LETTER: Pavements are for pedestrians, not parking

LETTER: Pavements are for pedestrians, not parking

As a regular walker in the South Normanton area, I am often forced to walk into the road to avoid 40-foot lorries parked on the pavement.

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